"Hershel and the Hanahkkuh Goblins" by Eric Kimmel, at Amphibian Stage Productions in Forth Worth, Texas through Dec. 20. Pictured: Mitchell Stephens, Nathanael Clark, and Justin Duncan. (Photo by Raul Mosley)
“A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail” adapted by James W. Rodgers from A.A. Milne, at Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix in 2015. Pictured: Noa Gauthier and Jessica Sinodis. (Photo by Valley Youth Theatre Skye Fallon)
“Black Nativity: A Tradition of Love and Light” by Langston Hughes, at Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul, Minn. through Dec. 20. Pictured: Dennis Spears and cast. (Photo by Allen Weeks)
“Burning Bluebeard” by Jay Torrence, a production of the Ruffians presented by the Hypocrites in Chicago through Jan. 10. Pictured: Pam Chermansky, Jay Torrence, Leah Urzendowski, Ryan Walters, and Anthony Courser. (Photo by Evan Hanover)
“Christmas City Follies XVI” by the ensemble at Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem, Pa. through Dec. 20.
“Christmas Dearest” by David Cerda, a production of Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary’s Attic in Chicago through Jan. 2. Pictured: Cerda and cast. (Photo by Rick Aguilar Studios)
“Edgar Allan Poe’s Nutcracker (the un-ballet)” by the ensemble at Interact Center in St. Paul, Minn. through Dec. 19. Pictured: Joe Blegen and Colette Illarde. (Photo by Scott Pakudaitis)
“Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)” by Michael Carleton, Jim FitzGerald, John K. Alvarez, and Will Knapp, at Cyrano’s Theatre Company in Anchorage, Alaska through Dec. 22.
“Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates” by Laura Eason, at Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia through Jan. 31. Pictured: Matteo Scammell and Lauren Hirte. (Photo by Mark Garvin)
“Hershel and the Hanahkkuh Goblins” by Eric Kimmel, at Amphibian Stage Productions in Forth Worth, Texas through Dec. 20. Pictured: Mitchell Stephens, Nathanael Clark, and Justin Duncan. (Photo by Raul Mosley)
“Ho Ho Humbug 2.0” by Scott Burkell, at Stark Naked Theatre Company in Houston through Dec. 23. Pictured: Burkell. (Photo by Gabriella Nissen)
“Let It Snow” by Peter Quilter, at Center Stage Theater in Greenville, S.C., through Dec. 19. Pictured: Rod McClendon and Susan Lyle. (Photo by Wallace Krebs)
“Little Nelly’s Naughty Noel” by Tim Siragusa and Jill Anderson, at the Blue Barn Theatre in Omaha, Neb. through Dec. 20. Pictured: Nils Haaland, Martin Magnuson, and Nik Whitcomb. (Photo by Megan True Cotton)
“Merry %#!*ing Christmas” by Kevin Gillese, a coproduction with Dad’s Garage Theatre Company at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, through Dec. 19. Pictured: Taylor M. Dooley and Chris Blair. (Photo by Greg Mooney)
“Midnight Radio: Yinz’r Scrooged” adapted by Tami Dixon from Charles Dickens, at Bricolage Production Company in Pittsburgh through Dec. 19. Pictured: Howard Elson and Sheila McKenna.
“Miracle on 34th Street” adapted by Mountain Community Theater from Valentine Davies, at Dallas Children’s Theater through Dec. 20. (Photo by Karen Almond)
“The Santaland Diaries” by David Sedaris, at Syracuse Stage in Syracuse, N.Y. through Jan. 3. Pictured: Wade McCollum. (Photo by Mike Davis)
“The Santa Closet” by Jeffrey Solomon, on a double bill with Charlie Bethel’s “The Seven Poor Travellers,” at Theatre Project in Baltimore through Dec. 20. Pictured: Solomon. (Photo by Chuck S. Reece)
“Twist Your Dickens, or Scrooge You!” by Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort, a production of the Second City at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, through Dec. 27. Pictured: Francis Guinan and Travis Turner. (Photo by Liz Lauren)